Federal Land Sale Update: White House faces backlash from outdoorsmen and others

Since the Bush Administration announced it's latest plan to sell off federal lands (see http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2006/02/21/news/01burns.txt), a diverse group of academics, environmentalists, individual hunters and fishermen, and sportsmen's groups are lining up to oppose it. It's not just the loss of public land that bothers them, but also what many see as a frightening precedent of selling off our national heritage to pay for budget shortfalls.
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